Biography of the Unborn Study of a polecat's life during the course of one year includes birth, behavior of the young at various stages of development, play, nursing habits, and capture of prey. Topic: Biography of the Unborn
Biography of a Rookie: Willie Davis Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film SummaryFollows the career of Willie Davis of the Los Angeles Dodgers from the day he was discovered. Emphasizes techniques used in his training. Topics: Biography of a Rookie: Willie Davis, Baseball and softball, United States of America (USA),...
Wild Goose Jack, Reel 1 Reel 2 available here A profile of Jack Miner, once a guide and avid hunter, who became the world's best known conservationist. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film SummaryShows the life of Jack Miner who was an illiterate brickmaker and guide, regarded as the deadliest hunt./ia Canada, and becomes the world's best known conservationist. Topics: Educational film, Biography (Persons), Ecology
Rare footage, new research, and exclusive interviews bring the story of Queen Elizabeth to life.-- description from box. Topics: vhs, Queen Elizabeth, biography Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
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Also issued as videocassetteJoey Deacon, Ernie Roberts Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Topics: 16mm Film, Series: Joey, Educational Film, Deacon, Joseph John, Children with disabilities,... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Profiles William Penn's early life in England when he opposed parliamentary limitation on freedom of religion. Tells of his conversion to the Quakers and of his plan to found the colony of Pennsylvania. From the Cavalcade of America series SummaryAn excerpt from the 'CALVALCADE OF AMERICA' television program. Recounts the story of William Penn, who through his father's close association with King Charles II and the Duke of York obtains a grant of land in the American colonies where he... Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Penn, William, 1644-1718, Biography (Persons), Television programs,... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad Reel 2 Reel 1 available here Discusses the Underground Railroad, emphasizing the role of Harriet Tubman in the movement and the conflicts and trials involved in a slave's flight to freedom prior to the Civil War. SummaryDescribes the first 19 trips Mrs. Tubman, a conductor on the Underground Railroad, made into slave territory between 1850 and 1860. Topics: Educational Film, Series: Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad, United States, United States...
Narrator, Betaudier; photographer, John Taylor; editor, Elspeth MacDougallPortrays Malcolm X at a time when his views were changing to include the world situation with regard to the race problem. Includes interviews filmed during Malcolm X's trip to Europe and Africa shortly before his assassination in the United States, interspced with scenes of African rebellion Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film SummaryPortrays Malcolm X at a time when his... Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, X, Malcolm, 1925-1965, Black Muslims, Racism, Twentieth century... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
I, Leonardo Da Vinci reel 2 Film biography of Leonardo da Vinci, the great Renaissance man, points out the enormous influence of his ideas and innovations as painter, sculptor, architect, engineer, and scientist on the western world. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film SummaryExplores Da Vinci's intellectual and artistic interests and talents. Depicts the Renaissance period. Topics: Educational Film, Renaissance (1300-1600), Artists, Biography (Persons), Biography (Persons),...
Johnny Appleseed: A Legend of Frontier Life SummaryDiscusses the life of Johnny Appleseed who./anted to improve the world for all living creatures. A story about Johnny Lingo, who bargains for a wife according to the tradition of the island, is used to show the self-worth of an individual is augmented by love and esteem. Grade level: grade school through college adult. Topics: Johnny Appleseed: A Legend of Frontier Life, Frontier and expansion (United States), Biography...
Hal Holbrook's classic impersonation of Mark Twain is re-created in this interview with the author of some of the most beloved and widely-read works in American literature. Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, American literature (United States), United States of America (USA),... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Filmed in 1971 on the occasion of Picasso's 90th birthday, this biography traces his life from childhood to old with a retrospective of his paintings and sculptures. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film SummaryTraces the highlights of the life and work of Picasso, and presents comments of personal friends, one of Picasso's sons and one of his ex-wives. Includes film clips showing scenes of Gertrude Stein, Georges Braque, the Spanish Civil War,... Topics: Picasso is 90, Twentieth century history (1900-1999), Economics, Politics, Artists, Communism,...
Nothing to Fear: The Legacy of FDR The legacy of Franklin D. Roosevelt is detailed by combining present day interviews with historical material. It examines his response to the Great Depression and the radical changes in the role of the federal government under his leadership. Social security, collective bargaining, unemployment compensation and control of financial institutions, all parts of Roosevelt's legacy are examined. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for... Topics: Educational Film, Biography (Persons), United States (1900-1950), Presidents of the United States
A documentary drama about Benjamin Banneker, the eighteenth-century, Black tobacco farmer, who taught himself mathematics, astronomy, and clockmaking, became famous for his almanacs, and assisted in the original survey of Washington, D.C. SummaryPresents a documentary drama about Benjamin Banneker, the 18th century black tobacco farmer who became famous for his almanacs and assisted in the original survey of Washington, D C. Topics: The Man Who Loved the Stars, Spanish language, United States of America (USA), Biography (Persons),...
Nanook of the North Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film SummaryStudies the communal life of the Eskimos and their struggle for existence. Photographed in the Hudson Bay territory. Topics: Nanook of the North, Photography, War (International relations), Biography (Persons), Inuits